reported yesterday that the Foreign Ministry had hired a law firm to follow up the case of 16 Bahraini fishing vessels and 19 fishermen seized by authorities in Qatar.
Horton was born in 1955 in Meriden, England, and worked for established regional daily newspaper the Express and Star, in the UK, before joining the GDN
in December 1987 as a sub-editor.
The woman told the GDN
that she was on the verge of committing suicide due to the shame and pain when friends suggested she report the matter to the police, LMRA and CID.
As more and more people use the internet to access the latest news, we are pleased to add value to the GDN
's website, which is already extremely popular and read by people from across the region and rest of the world," he says.
One of the Indian fishermen told the GDN
that 13 of the men were initially made to wait on their boats offshore, while their captains and Bahraini employers met with the Coast Guard.
International fishermen Development Trust (INFIDET) president Justin Antony, who first informed the GDN
about their plight, said the fishermen were initially held in jail for five days before being confined to their vessels.
The couple was in hiding in Kerala for a while and then fled to the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu," informed sources in Kerala told the GDN
In a statement to the GDN
, Asry said that under the directions of chairman Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa and Bahrain Ports and Maritime Authority Under-Secretary Hassan Al Majid, a team negotiated the settlement.
However, area MP Adel Al Asoomi told the GDN
he was aware of the incident on Saturday and said it was time to tear down the property once and for all.
Sources told the GDN
that several men have been referred to the Public Prosecution in connection to the incident, but it could not be confirmed whether they were questioned yesterday.
earlier reported that it appeared the woman suffered a severe head injury that could have been caused by a knife, or a strong blow with a heavy object.
A witness told the GDN
that two of the injured men, a Bangladeshi and an Indian, suffered serious head injuries while the third man, identified as Sreenivasan, broke his legs.